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  • I played tennis in high school during one year....

    I played tennis in high school during one year. It's a fun sport. Something I've thought about getting back into.
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    Everyone progresses at different rates. Some...

    Everyone progresses at different rates. Some people can build muscle and lose fat faster than others, etc. Overthinking it, constantly worrying about what you are doing or doubting yourself, can...
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    You do not need to wait till your muscles are not...

    You do not need to wait till your muscles are not sore to train. I personally train a muscle group every 48-72 hours whether sore or not. A good round of heavy squats compliments the soreness from a...
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    How do YOU define going to failure?

    Do you consider it going to the point that you can’t get any more quality reps in and stop after your last quality rep OR do you consider failure when you actually go to the point of failing in form...
  • Can't really predict whether those goals are...

    Can't really predict whether those goals are achievable for you or not. Some people are able to make progress faster than others, etc.

    A good start would be to get on point with your training and...
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    One important factor to maintaining muscle mass...

    One important factor to maintaining muscle mass while dieting is to keep training as if you were bulking and still trying to build muscle. That means still trying to make progress, still trying to...
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    So many gains being left on the table here. Don't...

    So many gains being left on the table here. Don't you know 8-12 reps is the only acceptable rep range for hypertrophy?? :p
  • Switched over to all grass fed / free range /...

    Switched over to all grass fed / free range / organic meat and eggs a long time ago. You can tell a big difference simply looking at the meat compared to "regular" meat. Looks much cleaner,...
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    I can confirm I train heavy chest / back followed...

    I can confirm I train heavy chest / back followed by heavy shoulders / arms, twice per week each (four workouts in total plus 2 leg days, 6 day split) and it is by no means sub optimal. Regularly...
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    The only way to really know how a training method...

    The only way to really know how a training method works and the results it produces is by actually trying it out. Whether others agree with it or not doesn't really matter in the bigger picture. Some...
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    I've been doing it for a long time. Chest / back,...

    I've been doing it for a long time. Chest / back, shoulders / arms, legs, repeat. 6 days on 1 day off. Usually high volume for both chest / back and bicep / triceps isolation.

    It depends on you....
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    When you're dieting lifting light and backing off...

    When you're dieting lifting light and backing off the intensity can be counterproductive, you need to give your muscles a reason to stay in other words! Still aim to set PR's, increase the weight and...
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    I want to just chime in and share my experience...

    I want to just chime in and share my experience utilizing supersets and the like. Recently I started experimenting with Supersets and Giant Sets. 2-3 exercises grouped together, a set of each back to...
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    Consider “time management” versus “not having the...

    Consider “time management” versus “not having the time”.

    That might mean making sacrifices like getting up earlier, less leisure time, etc. to make time and prioritize the things you want to get...
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    I can respect your dedication and motivation to...

    I can respect your dedication and motivation to what you’re doing. Sometimes studying though that many hours in a row can actually hinder you rather than benefit. You need breaks at times, you need...
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    Sup?
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    When do you workout? What about getting up...

    When do you workout? What about getting up earlier and getting your complete workout in before studying, or workout in the evening / at night after you study? It might not be what you’re used to, but...
  • Thread: Arm day

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    If you want to try it, then go for it! There is...

    If you want to try it, then go for it! There is no right or wrong answer, or one way is the only way, etc. I typically have not done arm days but grouped them with another muscle group, but for the...
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    You can't automatically know what is good...

    You can't automatically know what is good /effective for someone. There are some people who respond well to training methods that might not be considered the norm for most people or might not be...
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    Is she actually looking for your advice? How...

    Is she actually looking for your advice? How about letting her figure out what she wants to do?

    The issue with giving advice / recommendations to people is it isn't a one size fits all. What...
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